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4 Tips for Content Chunking in e-Learning

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If your learners aren’t performing as well on their post-training evaluations as you’d hoped, you may want to try an e-Learning development technique to help them remember – content chunking. 

Danielle M. Villegas‘s insight:

The concept of "chunking" is not new, yet it can apply in tech comm as well as e-learning, but it’s especially important in e-learning. This article is a good refresher on some concepts of best practices on how to do it. If you want to have a better understanding of how chunking is especially important in mobile learning (or mobile in general), read about my whitepaper that discusses this topic (found at 


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Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who currently employed at Cox Automotive, Inc., and freelances as her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, BASF North America, Merck, and Deloitte, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog,, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. She is very active in the STC, as a former chapter president for the STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter, and is currently serving on three STC Board committees. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog. All content is the owner's opinions, and does not reflect those of her employers past or present.

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